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The purpose of the Librarians Network is to promote librarians as leaders and champions of educational technology and digital literacy. The key mission is to provide a professional learning community where librarians can leverage technology knowledge and expertise to improve school library programs, increase access to information, and foster strong teaching and learning environments in a connected world.

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    Have you looked at Zotero ? It's free and produced by George Mason University. I haven't used it in quite a while, but it was a lifesaver in my student days! ------------------------------ Simon Helton Director of Community Engagement International ...

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    We teach Digital Citizenship (which includes analyzing news sources). We use the following resources in our lessons: Common Sense Media (for Educators, Digital Citizenship Curriculum) Applied Digital Skills through Google Education Google Savvy ...

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    I learned about this one at ISTE last year and it has been working well and I see that notecards are coming soon plus it is FREE. It was simple enough with the step by step messages the first time through most of the 7th graders did it independently ...

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    I use materials from Scholastic News grade 4 and 5 from last year still available on Scholastic News back issues and materials from TeachBytes. ------------------------------ Mary Kelly Library Media Specialist Park Forest Elementary --------------- ...


  • $10k Grant Opportunity: Infy Maker Awards

    Hi all! Passing on some info we received about a grant opportunity ISTE members might be interested in:

    2.5 Weeks Left to Apply for $10,000 for Maker Education!

    Infy Maker Awards, a competition hosted by Infosys Foundation USA  is open to K-12 schools and youth-serving organizations who aim to create more opportunities for students to engage in hands-on, interdisciplinary learning through making in the U.S. This includes makerspaces, libraries, museums, community centers, colleges and non-profit organizations. Online applications for the competition will close on Feb. 21, 2019. The contest rules are available here

    The online application process is easy and consists of a few short questions about your project, a 90 second video and one letter of support from an organization that your organization has previously worked with. The grant can be used for a variety of purposes including: materials and equipment, structural improvements, additional professional development, projects for students, impact and assessment research or community outreach and engagement. Apply online today! Read More